Community Correspondent Shafat Hussain is from Anantnag district in the valley of Kashmir.Having already made a film about an orphanage & a travelogue, Shafat brings substantial filmmaking experience to the network. He works extensively with the South Kashmir Social Service Society,which enables underprivileged children to access schools & libraries. Corruption, Shafat feels, mars every project in the area, whether it…
Video by Rafiqa Bano | Text by Shafat Mir | 22 February 2016
The authorities seem to have forgotten this village of Budgam district as there is no potable water available to around 800 inhabitants. The women folk have to tread miles to fetch water daily which has resulted in the low literacy rate among girls in Churpora village of this central Kashmir district. People of this village are compelled to drink contaminated water of nearby rivulets which has caused several ailments mostly to the women. Rafiqa Bano reports from Churpora Budgam.
In this video, our community correspondent Mohanlal Sheelu is participating in a program commemorating the ex-soldiers of INA. From the Ghoradongri block of Betul District, Madhya Pradesh, around 200 people had joined the Indian National Army.